National Industry Excellence Awards

  
 
    

The 2022 National Industry Excellence Awards were held at 1 PM on March 2.   Winners and runners up were selected from the following categories:

 


Commercial Enclosure (formerly Commercial Wall) - Spray foam insulation installed in a commercial, institutional, industrial or mixed-use buildings in assemblies such as interior or exterior surfaces of walls, beneath floors, ceilings, under roof decks, unvented attics, basements, crawlspaces, under-slab or exterior below-grade 
 



Residential Enclosure (formerly Residential Wall)
 
Spray foam insulation installed in a residential or multi-family dwelling in assemblies such as interior or exterior surfaces of walls, beneath floors, ceilings, under roof decks, unvented attics, basements, crawlspaces, under-slab or exterior below-grade 

 


Roof Under 40,000 sq ft 
Spray foam roofing systems (foam and coatings) installed on the top surface of a low-slope or sloped roof deck on a residential or commercial building where the total sprayed area is less than 40,000 SF. Includes spray foam roof restoration and re-coating. 

 

 


Roof Over 40,000 sq ft 
- Spray foam roofing systems (foam and coatings) installed on the top surface of a low-slope or sloped roof deck on a residential or commercial building where the total sprayed area is greater than 40,000 SF. Includes spray foam roof restoration and re-coating. 

 

 


Specialty Applications 
 - Novel or non-traditional applications of SPF insulation or roofing systems not addressed by the four categories above. These can include applications such as underground piping, storage tanks, theatrical stage sets, etc.  

 

 


Elastomeric Roof Coatings
  -  Application of elastomeric roof coatings designed for new roof waterproofing installations on substrates other than spray foam. This category is limited to elastomeric coatings defined in SPFA-102. 

 



Grand Prize - This year a grand prize, consisting of a $10,000 local marketing support package, was awarded to one of the six category winners via a random drawing.  This prize was funded by a generous sponsorship from Arkema and Evonik.  The winner of the grand prize was:

 

  • Universal Coatings

 


Arkema


Many thanks to the the NIE Award Sponsors, Arkema and Evonik, as well as the competition judges that volunteered their time to evaluate each entry:

  • Doug Kramer - Kramer Consulting, LLC
  • Tom Harris - Tom Harris PUR Consulting, LLC
  • Jim Andersen - JA Consulting, LLC
  • Ryan Dalgleish - Air Barrier Association of America
  • Laverne Dalgleish - Air Barrier Association of America
  • Phil Robarge - Wood Environmental and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.
     



      

 

Spray Foam Worldwide Spray Competition


Also announced during the NIE awards were the winners and runners-up of the 2022 SFWW Spray Competition.  The runners-up received a cash prize and the winners received numerous prizes, cash and a Tier 1 SPFA Contractor Membership.

 

Closed-Cell SPF    Runner-up:   Robert Riojas

    Winner:        Derek Chester
 

Open-Cell SPF       Runner-up:  Mark Montoya 

    Winner:        Edgar Gonzalez







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